The Crane Wife

by Odds Bodkin, Gennady Spirin

A haunting and breathtakingly beautiful retelling of a Japanese tale

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780152163501
  • ISBN-10: 0152163506
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 10/01/2002
  • Carton Quantity: 50
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  • About the Book

    When Osamu, a lonely sail maker, nurses an injured crane one blustery night, he never suspects that this simple act of kindness will change his life forever.
    This retelling of a traditional Japanese folktale teaches readers young or old a lesson about life and love.

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    [star]"Abounds with drama and emotion . . . Gorgeous."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

    [star]"Vivid. . . . The illustrations . . . place the human drama against a background of nature which is changeable, mysterious, and hauntingly beautiful."--Booklist (starred review)

    “A poetic gem . . . Exquisite and memorable.”--Kirkus Reviews

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